With the occupation came the fulfillment of the biblical directive to
settle the land. That same bible brought leftist Jews to settle in
Israel and not somewhere else such as Uganda.
- Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
Non-stop headlines - from the downing of a Russian plane to the assassination and arrest of journalists - have accompanied the first days of the new/old Turkish government. Lurking behind them all are the reverberations of the Syria crisis.